[R-sig-hpc] New version of cloudRmpi

Barnet Wagman bw at norbl.com
Mon May 14 18:07:18 CEST 2012

cloudRmpi v 1.2 is now available on CRAN.

cloudRmpi is a means for doing parallel processing in R, using MPI on a  
cloud-based network.  It currently
supports the use of Amazon's EC2 cloud computer service.

Changes in v 1.2:

Support for RStudio. RStudio Server is available on new AMIs.  cloudRmpi 
now has a function for securely connecting to an RStudio session running 
on the master node of an EC2-MPI network, via ssh port forwarding.  
(RStudio Server is a browser based, IDE-like interface to R).

The network specification dialog shows more information about AMIs.

The network manager has a command to repeat Open MPI network network 


Barnet Wagman

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